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July 24, 2015:

PreRollPost Archiving Application Highlighted

Archiving-it's a word that can cause many emotions in filmmakers and DITs, most of them negative. Archiving is like eating your vegetables. We know we should do it but we'd rather eat pizza and cookies all day while we spend hours getting the perfect shot. But what happens once you get that perfect shot, stick it on a hard drive and then try to access it a few years later? Read more...

Live Demos coming to a User Group near you!

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April 15, 2015:

PreRoll Post™ Wins Prime Award at NAB2015!

Imagine Products' PreRoll Post™ LTFS Archive System Wins for best Post-Production Software

The judges said "A simple, non-proprietary solution. The beauty of PreRoll Post™ is its ease of use. With virtually no learning curve, PreRoll Post™ eliminates the pain and hassle associated with the un-glamorous but hugely necessary archiving process.​"

April 13-16 2015:

Imagine Products at NAB 2015

Thanks for a great National Association of Broadcasters show!
Here are a few of the treasured memories:

Michelle Boone, Marketing Coordinator at Imagine Products chatted with Larry Jordan's as a live guest on the NAB Showfloor. Catch it on the Digital Production Buzz!

Dan Montgomery, Ian Robinson, Joost Van Der Hoven, Paul Siegel and Randy Riggins shared a few laughs at 18th Annual Media Motion Ball. (BTW, Carey Dissmore reminded us that Imagine Products was one of the sponsors for the very first one back in 1998!)

NEW From Imagine: HD-VU2 Will Play Any Media File Without Transcoding.
Chuck Joiner interviews Sr. Software Engineer Mark Hudgins on the NAB show floor.

"HD-VU2 is, simply put, a media player. What makes it so powerful and so essential is that it can play pretty much any media file you throw at it. From the simple .AVI and .MOV files we all know to the more specialized formats that the new, high end cameras produce, HD-VU 2 can play them all smoothly and natively, with no transcoding necessary. That includes Blackmagic ProRes & DNG, Canon AVCHD, EOS & XF, GoPro Hero, Panasonic P2 & AVCCAM, JVC ProHD, SxS, RED Epic Dragon, One & Scarlet, Sony NXCam, XAVC(*), XDCam & AVCHD, Arri Alexa & Amira, AJA Cion and more."

March 27, 2015:

Cost Effective Archives with mTape™ and PreRoll Post™

Rick Young reviews mTape and PreRollPost on his Movie Machine website. "mTape by mLogic is an LTO6 archive solution for long-term backup of files. Using affordable tape, this offers protection which you don't get from spinning drives. With no platters, bearings, or the electronics found in a hard drive, LTO6 tape is seen as being a safe, reliable and an affordable way of archiving terabytes of information." ...Read More

March 24, 2015:

Imagine Products, Inc. Releases ShotPut Pro™ with XXHash

Imagine Products, Inc.™ has released version 5.3 of it's popular offloading application, ShotPut Pro for Macintosh. XXHash is an extremely fast non-cryptographic 64-bit algorithm, working at speeds close to RAM limits.

Users with fast systems such as SSDs or those copying large quantities of files (like RAW, DPX or DNG files) will likely see the most speed improvement.

This new update also sports a new logo which is part of Imagine's overall re-branding efforts. The update is free to existing Version 5.x owners; or just $29 to prior version owners. Click 'Check for Updates' within the application to get it.

March 3, 2015:

Imagine Products, Inc. Releases New Native File Viewer HD-VU2™

Imagine Products, Inc.™ has released version 2 of their all in one player, HD-VU™ which views media in its original form without the need for QuickTime codecs, transcoding or modifying the files. HD-VU can play difficult formats like Panasonic P2 and Sony XAVC as well as frame based video sequences such as ARRI RAW, Blackmagic DNG and DPX. Over 20 different camera formats are supported, just drop them into HD-VU2 and view instantly.

HD-VU provides the user many different organizing options for the files. Sort files by type and metadata or in user created Playlists or folders. Choose from “all”, “unwatched” or “group by” for easy reference. Watch Folders can also be set up so when a video becomes available HD-VU will automatically link to them. HD-VU also has the ability to sync external audio files. Drag and drop the audio files from Finder and HD-VU synchronizes the audio/video playback. Audio channels can also be turned ON/OFF with settings and preferences for separate tracks.

HD-VU offers temporary color correction for truer playback. HD-VU does not permanently modify files; applying the LUT is simply for viewing purposes. LUTs are selected on a clip-by-clip level in the ‘Get Info’ panel of each, or may be applied to an entire Playlist or Folder of videos.

All clips are played in a separate, full screen scalable window with multiple timecode options and rates. These options and rates are easily changed from the viewer window and metadata for all files are available. You can even grab Snap Shots from the video at any frame in PNG format.

HD-VU was designed to work in conjunction with Imagine Product’s offloading application ShotPut Pro™ and compression application ProxyMill™. Clips made with either application can be viewed instantly with HD-VU.

“We’ve been working on HD-VU2 for quite awhile now, perfecting and increasing the formats that it can view,” says Dan Montgomery, President of Imagine Products. “Our customers were looking for a viewer that simplified and maximized their time on set. HD-VU is the answer. We expect that this will quickly become a necessary tool to have, just like ShotPut Pro.”

February 18, 2015:

Digital Imaging Technician: A Very Practical Guide
to On-Set Management of Digital Media

“Robert Trim’s Digital Imaging Technician does what is says on the tin. It’s an excellent practical primer on all aspects of the role of a working DIT and Robert covers everything from on-set etiquette to understanding the fundamentals of colour science to step by step guides to achieving common DIT tasks in specific software.” Jonny Elwyn, Film Editor

The book includes step-by-step tutorials of setting up and using Imagine's ShotPut Pro offloading application. Read More About the book Here...

February 4, 2015:

Imagine Products, Inc. and Sony Partner on New LTFS Archiving Solution

Imagine Products, Inc.™ and Sony [SNE] have partnered to bring a new archiving solution to Macintosh users. Imagine Products has created a LTFS archiving application, PreRoll Post, to be used in conjunction with Sony’s Optical Disc Archive (ODA). This single user archiving solution uses USB 3.0 and checksum technology to deliver top-quality archiving results.

PreRoll Post is an LTFS archiving application that creates thumbs, proxies and rich metadata while backing up files and folders to multiple locations at once. It also uses checksum technology to ensure that the files and folders are copied 100% accurately. Drag and drop files and folders into the queue for copying to the disc.

The Optical Disc Archive from Sony utilizes blu-ray discs to store large volumes of files safely and securely. The USB 3.0 drive plugs directly into compatible Macintosh computers and is ideal for long-term file protection and management. File and folders are stored on a 12-disc cartridge for more than 18TB of uncompressed data with fast random file access.

“PreRoll Post™ builds upon Imagine’s expertise in easy to install and use media management software geared toward the media industry,” said Dan Montgomery, President of Imagine Products. “The ODA from Sony is really an incredible piece of hardware, it provides the user the ability to use the 12-disc cartridge function as a single unified volume. You combine that with PreRoll Post and you’re looking at a secure, reliable LTFS archiving solution.”

Optical Disc Archive (ODSD77U) MSRP $8,600 available at

February 16, 2015:

AbelCine at the Bench: mTape LTO-6 System

January 2, 2015:

Imagine Products Joins IABM

Imagine Products is now a registered silver member of the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers

ShotPut Pro™ Achievement in Post Production

Imagine Products offloading application, ShotPut Pro 5 has been nominated for a TVB Award in post production!

October 23rd, 2014:

Imagine Products to Present at San Francisco Cutters October meeting

SFCutters, the world's first Final Cut User Group, welcomes Michelle Boone as a guest speaker at their meeting on October 23rd. Join her for an overview of Imagine's backup and archiving applications ShoPutPro™ and PreRollPost™. She'll give some LTO 'tips and tricks' as well as a look at where the industry is headed.

Are you still backing up to hard disks? Find out why this is NOT safe guarding your valuable assets.

Michelle Boone is a graduate of the prestigious Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis. She joined Imagine Products at the beginning of 2014 as the Marketing Coordinator. Her marketing experience and graphic design background have been invaluable in driving Imagine Products success this year.

Oct 17, 2014:

NEW ShotPut Pro™ for Yosemite (OSX 10.10)

ShotPut Pro™ is an automated copy utility application and the industry's de-facto standard offloading application for professionals.

New in V5.2 update:

-Optimization for OSX 10.10.
-Apple's ARC (Automatic Reference Counting) architecture for better performance. ARC compatibility requires OSX 10.8 or higher.
-Better memory management when offloading RAW files.
-New Log Purge reminder for best performance (especially with RAW files).

All of our other Macintosh applications are Yosemite compatible as well. Just be sure you have the latest version of ProxyMill, PreRollPost, ShotSum, LUTSync or HDVU if you're upgrading to OSX 10.10.

ShotPut Pro v5.2 is a FREE UPGRADE for existing v5.x users. Just click 'Check for Updates' within the application, or select MY PRODUCTS tab top center of our website to download.

Oct 16, 2014:

Digital Production BUZZ PodCast with Dan Montgomery

Larry Jordan and Michael Horton chat with Dan Montgomery this week about the practicality and forecast for LTO archives in the Media & Entertainment industry. Click here for the PodCast.

Oct 14, 2014:

See the new mTape™ Thunderbolt LTO-6 Drive in action!

Filming with Blackmagic Cameras and other cameras that record in RAW, ProRes, DnXHD and other codecs? How are you archiving your footage? Here’s how to do it easily!

Dan Montgomery from Imagine Products presented at the October 14th BOSCPUG meeting, an introduction to LTO archiving and their LTFS based Mac application, PreRollPost™. He demonstrated mTape™, the only certified Thunderbolt LTO-6 drive, and gave tips and best practices when setting up an open standard archive for small to medium sized organizations.

Imagine Products is well known for it’s industry defacto standard offloading application, ShotPut Pro™ and have over 23 years experience with video workflow applications for cataloging, archiving and sharing.

mTape features a sleek sturdy aluminum construction that's ideally suited for studio or remote locations.

Sep 29, 2014:

ShotPut Pro 5 – El estándar para descarga, respaldo y verificación de material

Como lo hemos mencionado en múltiples ocasiones, lo que más tenemos que cuidar en nuestra producción es el material que grabamos, por lo cual siempre tenemos que cuidar y mantener cierta disciplina en cuanto al manejo y respaldo de los archivos, control de los materiales, las tarjetas, etc. para evitar cualquier tipo de pérdida de información por un descuido, una falla en un disco o alguna cuestión mayor como un asalto, que nuestro equipo se moje, etc. leer más

Sep 24, 2014:

IBC 2014: PreRoll Post with LTO Tape Archive Solutions

Archiving is one of those things it’s easy to ignore in favour of storing ever-increasing numbers of hard drives full of old media.

Some Hard drives can have a shelf life of as little as five years; by comparison, LTO tape can be stored safely for up to 35 years. Running costs are lower too with a 2.5TB cartridge costing around $40, cheaper than an equivalent hard disk.

Imagine Products’ software PreRoll Post aims to simplify the backup process and is available in a bundle with an LTO6 machine for around $4000 US. This isn’t exactly cheap but if you are serious about protecting your valuable material right now then a LTO solution is certainly worth investigating. Read more...

Sep 18, 2014:

Phil Keoghan uses ShotPut Pro™ with Sony F55 on Le Ride

What a great piece of software. I am working on an independent film called Le Ride and our media manager used your software to ensure we captured our footage was captured properly each day.

"Rather than making the two copies of each file one at a time (which would have doubled Doug's workload) he installed a copy of a utility program called ShotPut Pro on the Mac. This allowed him to make two hard drive copies simultaneously without any reduction in the transfer speed."

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September 9, 2014:

Imagine Products Showcases New USB-3 LTO Drive with LTFS Archiving Applications for HD Workflows

Imagine Products, Inc. and UNITEX have partnered to bring a new archiving solution to Windows and Macintosh users. This cross-platform combination will debut at the IBC 2014 Show in Amsterdam. The LTFS solution allows users in the media and entertainment industry to simplify their archiving process at a robust speed with maximized efficiency.

Imagine will unveil for the first time a portable LTO-6 tape drive connected to a personal computer via the USB-3 port and NEW archiving software to control it. By pairing Imagine's new PreRoll Post for Windows software with the USB-3 controlled LTO drive, Imagine will demonstrate a powerful, portable archive solution at the IBC 2014 show, RAI Convention Center, September 12-16, 2014.

"The Windows version of PreRoll Post builds upon Imagine's expertise in easy to install and use archive software geared for the media industry." said Dan Montgomery, President, Imagine Products, Inc. "We're excited to offer this application specifically geared for demanding 4K HD RAW workflows."

PreRoll Post for Windows is designed for 64-bit operating systems (Windows 7 & 8). It has a 'single window' type user interface with all important functions readily accessible. Drag and drop files and folders into the queue for copying to tape while simultaneously browsing or searching tape contents for retrieval.

There's also an optional Backup Wizard mode to assist new or occasional users in easily creating archives. Imagine partnered with Discovery Channel to seamlessly format tapes and verify their contents to comply with Discovery's rigorous specifications.

The UNITEX LT60 drive has an IBM LTO-6 tape mechanism and offers a USB-3 port for flexibility and high speed data transfers, without the need for cumbersome SAS converters or expensive Thunderbolt enabled computers. LTFS drivers are provided for Windows and Macintosh platforms. The drive features an internal power converter and is supplied with 110 and 220 power cords. Fully CE and UL certified.

PreRoll Post for Windows is planned for general release in 4th quarter of 2014. MSRP will be $US499.

The UNITEX LT60 drive will be offered on Imagine's web store mid-September 2014.

August 25, 2014:

Larry Jordan Reviews PreRollPost™

LTFS Video Archive Application for Macintosh

PreRoll Post is a capable backup and archiving system for LTO-5 or LTO-6 devices, with a strong focus on media backup. Running exclusively on Macintosh systems, when all components of the software are purchased, it can backup any data file, create thumbnails and proxies of supported media files, review proxy files stored on tape, track files stored on multiple tapes and simplify the process of recovering a file from tape in the event the file is damaged or erased from a hard disk. Read more...

August 18, 2014:

Larry Jordan Reviews mTape™

"World's First Standalone Thunderbolt Enabled LTO Deck"

The mTape, from mLogic, is a sleek and stylish unit designed to complement the glowing-black appeal of the new Mac Pro....Hardware setup is dead easy, installation is a piece of cake and, once you know how the utility software works, using the system to archive files is straight-forward.

I applaud mLogic for finally providing a break-thru price on what needs to be an essential component of every editor’s hardware toolbox. Read more...

mTape features a sleek sturdy aluminum construction that's ideally suited for studio or remote locations.

July 26th, 2014:

FREE! mTape LTFS Utility™ for Macintosh

LTFS Made Easy!

Use this FREE utility application to format LTO tapes using the mTape Thunderbolt deck. Everything you need in a single installer to get the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) up and running on your Macintosh computer. mTape hardware drivers included.

Once installed, just connect your mTape deck and launch this utility to safely format, mount, and eject tapes. No Terminal commands needed!

The LTFS environment makes the mTape show up as a mounted volume in Finder, just like a hard disk. You can drag and drop files onto the tape and browse the contents.

Download today!

June 19th, 2014:

All New ShotPut Pro™ for Windows Version 5 Released


-Built for 64 bit, Windows 7 & 8
-Faster offloads, especially for fast media and connections (e.g. SSDs, USB3, eSATA, Thunderbolt, etc.) via adjustable Buffer Sizes (in Preferences)
-Offload Preset organization--individualized naming conventions and Output destinations (instead of global)
-New Offload History allows browsing and export of multiple session logs at any time
-Offload Bundling--group files or folders into one offload item (one offload folder name at destination)
-Support for more checksum types including SHA 256 & 512, and Sony SRSum aware
-New .MD5 checksum file output (lists file names and checksum values - ARRI compliant)
-New offload Preview of contents of item in offload
-New offload details viewer with individual progress bars for copy & verifications
-Text message notifications of completion
-New GUI and SPP Logo

Download a demo today!

May 1, 2014:

Introducing mTape™ and PreRollPost™ Bundle

"World's First Standalone Thunderbolt Enabled LTO Deck"

Great news! mTape Tape Drives are now shipping!

The single compact enclosure integrates a LTO-6 tape drive with Thunderbolt connectivity. Use it with our PreRollPost application and be archiving in minutes! No extra cables, converters, power supplies or drivers to install or configure.

mTape features a sleek sturdy aluminum construction that's ideally suited for studio or remote locations.

July 19, 2014:

NewsShooter Matt Allard Reviews ShotPut Pro for Mac

Backing up the material you shoot is a pretty tedious chore. Often I have to do this late at night after a day’s shooting. This is when I’m the most likely to make mistakes due to tiredness. Sometimes I’m dealing with multiple formats and cards from different cameras and it is very easy to forget to copy a card, duplicate the same card twice by mistake, or not copy the proper file structure. Just one small mistake backing up and I would lose valuable work. Read More...

July 19, 2014:

Media Management: BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP

by Paul Atkinson, freelance data wrangler, London

The importance of media management is paramount to every production. I am currently working as a camera assistant/data wrangler on a new series called The Classic Car Show. This involves dealing with multiple cameras and formats 3-4 days per week, with approximately 300GB of footage per shoot day. On a job using Sony F5's, F55's, Panasonic GH4's, RED Epic/Scarlett, GoPro's, 5D MKIII's and many others. It is key to have a solid workflow in place to deal with the data on a day to day basis. Read More...

March 28, 2014:

New! ShotSum™ File Comparison Utility for Macintosh Released

ShotSum™ for Macintosh is a file-analysis utility used to compare files and folders to one another. At its heart, it is designed to determine whether two files have the same contents.

ShotSum™ provides an easy way to check file integrity across all your copies for sameness (same contents, different names) or differences (same name, different contents). Just drop two or more files or folders onto the application and click Begin!

Checksum technology is used to determine a file's byte-count and byte sequence so you can be assured that matched files are exactly the same, regardless how they're named. Choose from several popular checksum algorithms (MD5, SHA256, SHA512, CRC32) to create text files that allow you to assure the file is unchanged anytime in the future.

After each completed comparison you may generate a log detailing the activity and results. Personal notes may also be added to the logs for future recall of the purpose and circumstances of the comparison. Create logs in plain Text, CSV, HTML and XML formats.

Download a demo today!

PreRollPost For Discovery Channel Delivery

By the way, PreRoll Post application is insanely awesome!

We work directly with the Discovery Network & that application has made our LTO deliverables smooth & painless.

Thanks very much.

Screaming Flea Productions


Crews Control visits Imagine's NAB2014 Booth and Blogs about "Gear that makes you go AH!"

Crews Control DP gives Sony XAVC file workflow solution a thumbs up!

When it comes to media management, we use ShotPut Pro, a $99 steal-of-a-deal that's both Mac & PC compatible and worth every penny. ShotPut Pro allows you to copy recorded media to multiple drives simultaneously and then verifies the transfers. Once successfully verified, an offload log is created. Read more...

Ultimate Survival Alaska (Nat. Geo.) and 72 Hours (TNT)

with ShotPut Pro


I have been doing a lot of data wrangling for commercials, shorts and network reality tv shows in the last two years, including Ultimate Survival Alaska (Nat. Geo. Channel) and 72 Hours (TNT) and I absolutely love ShotPut Pro!

I am working on a show right now that has 9 F55s, 1 RED EPIC, 20 surveillance cameras, 9 GoPros, 4 EX3s and 2 Canon 5Ds shooting every day all day and we wouldn't be pulling it off without ShotPut Pro.

As a 'power user' having a tool like ShotPut Pro has become a necessity more than a luxury. I am currently being asked to turn around 3.5 - 5 TB of data per day and having ShotPut Pro's ability to duplicate the file transfer simultaneously saves us a TON of time! I attempted to use Adobe Prelude on this one thinking it would be more useful, but it wasn't able to keep up with ShotPut Pro and it was leaving a lot of the secondary files out of my folders instead of duplicating them exactly, (a big problem in the Media Management world.)

Keep up the great work! It is appreciated!

Randy Mills

4K Workflow with ShotPut Pro

I’m teaching classes this month at Maine Media Workshops and I want to demonstrate the XDCAM workflow using Shot Put Pro to my students.

The shoot I was working on in France this summer was a 4K documentary with Phil Keoghan (host of Amazing Race) for theatrical release next year. Basically Phil and a riding partner retraced all 3500 miles of the 1928 Tour de France (50% longer than the modern race) on vintage bikes to raise money for MS Society. They kept pretty much to the same route and riding schedule, which meant we were moving an average of 150 miles per day. Although I am normally a cameraman, I was hired as the DIT, data wrangler, and editor for a daily highlights video for CBS. In five weeks I was in 25 different hotels and had to set up an edit bay and data-wrangling work station every night, plus edit a 5-minute daily highlights video for CBS .

We had two F55’s shooting 4K plus XDCAM proxies and I had to deal with as many as eight 128GB SxS cards each night, plus edit.


Sony may have me write an article about my experiences for PR purposes, and I’ll be sure to mention you guys.

Doug Jensen

PreRollPost Blows Them Away

PreRollPost. What can I say. It’s frickin awesome. As senior engineer here at Crow I have spent the last several years jumping through hoops to try and get a satisfactory archiving software. I’ve tried so many packages and all of them – bar none, have been varying degrees of awful.

I came across PRP by accident (while looking for support for our Shotput issue actually) – and had not heard of it. I’m just so relived I did. It will replace a £10000 Xendata archive system that has been a complete nightmare to work with. Im getting 140MB/s and 1.44TB on an LTFS tape. Figures I could only dream of achieving with our previous systems. It’s such a relief to use such a well thought out piece of archive software, that performs better than expectations. And the price? Honestly – it’s too cheap!

As soon as they were available I downloaded the LTFS binaries and MacFuse, and installed them to assess the LTFS viability on our at the time new LTO5 tape library. Whilst it worked, I thought a software developer would jump on the available SDK resources and get a create a decent GUI, so it could be used more easily and confidently. That was over 2 years ago, and I’d given up hope on a mac platform ever being made available that used it. Well you did it, and it’s a wonderful thing!

If you need any product endorsement – my colleagues and I are completely blown away!

Thanks Again

Mark Delbridge
Crow TV

October 1st, 2013:

New! LUT Sync™ Color Correction for Macintosh Released

LUT Sync™ is a color-correction utility that allows you to import color lookup tables (LUT) and apply them to any QuickTime-compliant video file or group of files.

LUT files may be 1D or 3D type and imported from any source or creation tool. Works with ARRI, Canon, RED and others--all popular and custom LUTs (e.g. C-Log, Alexa LogC, CineLook, S-Curve, REC 709, etc.)

When setting up LUT Sync™ you can preview how a Color Look Up Table file type will affect the source footage by stepping through a few sample frames.

Setup any number of Presets and switch between them. Easily select one or more output locations, choose the processing codec (H.264 for fastest results, or ProRes 422 or 4444 for full resolution files), and the LUT(s) you wish to apply. When complete, files are organized in the output folder by folders for the Codec Type, Preset name, and LUT file applied.

Download a demo today!

SECS 2013

Congratulations to our winners from the SouthEast Creative Summit in Atlanta!

Bayou City Productions

Bayou City Productions creates award winning videos and animation for Fortune 500 clients and small businesses.
Kevin Francis from Bayou City Productions reviews PreRollPost Archiver:

"If you've used BRU, PreRollPost has basically the same functionality from an interface perspective. You drag the contents you want to archive into the Backup window, name the archive, and hit enter.To restore, you navigate through the Mac Finder-like GUI and drag the contents you want to retrieve into the Retrieve window, choose a target location, and hit enter. No learning curve, really simple. The program optimizes the order of the files to provide the fastest transfer, and in my experience there have been no slow downs at all. It's just as fast as BRU. When the files are copied, everything is verified using MD5 checksum. A database is stored of all your archives in MySQL Lite format, another open standard. "

"If you're interested in a low cost LTFS archiving option for Mac, I encourage you to try it out. The demo download allows you ten separate backup sessions, plenty of time to see if it will work for you. If you buy the software and down the road decide to do something else or they stop developing PreRollPost, all of your archives are in an open industry standard format everyone supports, no worries!"

Read more in Kevin Francis' Imagine Products PreRollPost Archiver User Review.


Dan Montgomery - Presenter at DMVCPUG 2013, showing the power and simplicity of Imagine's new version of ProxyMill for Mac, an automated transcoding application to streamline your workflow, and demonstrating LUT Sync, a new color correction application.

NAB 2013

Curt Pair Checks out Imagine's Blue Balls
at NAB 2013

DMV CPUG Chats with Dan Montgomery
at Imagine's NAB 2013 Booth

Imagine Products NAB 2013 from magekfilmworks on Vimeo.

SuperMeet LV

Congratulations to our winners from the SuperMeet Las Vegas!

SmallTree's Steve Modica hawks Imagine Products
at Media Motion Ball NAB 2013

Imagine Products was a sponsor at the Media Motion Ball!

Congratulations to these winners of "Imagine Bucks" at MMB:

March 6th, 2013:

All New ShotPut Pro™ for Mac Version 5 Released


-New GUI and SPP Logo
-Faster offloads, especially for fast media and connections (e.g. SSDs, USB3, eSATA, Thunderbolt, etc.) via adjustable Buffer Sizes (in Preferences)
-Offload Preset organization--individualized naming conventions and Output destinations (instead of global)
-New Offload History allows browsing and export of multiple session logs at any time
-Offload Bundling--group files or folders into one offload item (one offload folder name at destination)
-Support for more checksum types including SHA 256 & 512, and Sony SRSum aware
-European and other date formatting feature
-New .md5 checksum file output (lists file names and checksum values with...ARRI compliant)
-New offload Preview of contents of item in offload.
-New offload details viewer with individual progress bars for copy & verifications
-New Checksum Utility allows comparison of any files, or testing their integrity, and whole folders of files at any time.
-Reformat Utility allows erase and reformat of cards at any time (not just as a post-offload activity).
-New Unlockable demo

Download a demo today!

February 22nd, 2013:

PreRollPost™ Version 2 Released
Now with LTO-6 Support!

Now you can use PreRollPost with either LTO-5 or LTO-6 Ultrium tapes and decks. The new Version 2 PreRollPost application is fast, rock solid, and Mt Lion compatible. Copy to tape and hard disk at the same time, while making visually enhanced indices with the help of ProxyMill.

Download a demo today!

February 21st, 2013:

All New ProxyMill™ Version 4 Released


-Full 64-bit (Mt Lion), multi-core processing for faster throughput
-All new GUI now arranged by PreSets
-Output destinations are by preset instead of global
-Unlimited Watch Folders
-Multi-channel support for retaining audio tracks
-Unlimited output destinations for each preset
-ClipStitch app included--manually merge existing MOV files into single master file
-LUT Sync app included--apply color correction to a movie file
-Support for DPX files into proxies or single movie file
-Deluxe Activity Log (sort by status, preset, etc.)
-Addition of source file name or Text watermarking (with or without surrounding box)

Download a demo today!

February 4th, 2013:

PreRollPost™ presented at LACPUG on February 27th, 2013.

The Creative Pro User Group in Los Angeles had Dan Montgomery as a special guest at their meeting on February 27th. Dan presented Imagine Product's newest archive product, PreRollPost™, and a sneak peek at other products coming in time for NAB 2013!
Click here to visit the LACPUG website.

November 16th, 2012:

Abbey Road Studios Opts for ShotPut Pro for Offloads

Notes from the Offline blogs about their video editing experiences at Abbey Road Studios in session with Volkswagen Beetle and Paul Weller. Great information about why they chose ShotPut Pro over Adobe Prelude to offload.

Nov 2nd, 2012:

Imagine Products shows LTO Archiving at Atlanta Cutters on November 14, 2012.

Atlanta's Post Production User Group welcomes Dan Montgomery back to show off Imagine Product's newest LTO-5 Mac application, PreRollPost™. Click here to visit the ATL-CUTTERS website.

August 31st, 2012:

'Data Wrangling 101' presented at the Chicago CPUG meeting on October 24th, 2012.

Chicago's Creative Pro User Group welcomed Dan Montgomery as a guest instructor at their meeting on October 24th. He taught Media Management/Data Wrangling and touched on industry standards such as ShoPutPro™ and Imagine Product's newest LTO Mac application, PreRollPost™. Click here to visit the Chicago Creative Pro website.

August 31st, 2012:

'Data Wrangling 101' presented at the
San Francisco Cutters meeting on October 25th, 2012.

SFCutters, the world's first Final Cut User Group, welcomed Dan Montgomery as a guest instructor at their meeting on October 25th. He taught Media Management/Data Wrangling and touched on industry standards such as ShoPutPro™ and Imagine Product's newest LTO Mac application, PreRollPost™. Click here to visit the SFCutter's website.

September 14, 2012:

'Share the Flow' - Digital Media Workflow Conference in Nashville, TN on October 2nd, 2012.

CineSys and Quantum present a one day workshop, exhibits and panel discussions focuses on Engineering, Production and Post Digital Media workflows. Dan Montgomery presented Media Management/Data Wrangling best practices, and demonstrated ShoPutPro™ and Imagine Product's newest LTO Mac application, PreRollPost™.

May 29th, 2013:

Amelia Earhart's Lost Plane, Electra

Sonar image may have unveiled Amelia Earhart's lost plane the electra. Click here for the Discovery News Coverage. Click here to visit the TIGHAR website for the Niku VII analysis.

July 9th, 2012:

Imagine Assists in the Search for Amelia Earhart

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery set sail July 2, 2012 for the South Pacific island Nikumaroro with sophisticated technology to search the deep water around the island for the Lockheed Electra's wreckage. Once again, several of Imagine's applications are going along to assist in the video organization and cataloging.
Click here to visit the TIGHAR website for daily updates on the voyage and search.

July 5th, 2012:

'Data Wrangling 101' presented at the Atlanta Cutters meeting by Dan Montgomery on August 22nd, 2012.

Atlanta's Post Production User Group welcomed Dan as a guest instructor at their meeting on August 22nd. He taught Media Management/Data Wrangling and touched on industry standards such as ShoPutPro™ and Imagine Product's newest LTO Mac application, PreRollPost™. Click here to visit the ATL-CUTTERS website.

May 31st, 2012:

ShotPut Pro for Mac will be traveling to Afghanistan with David Bowering In June 2012.

David Bowering will traveling to Afghanistan for his documentary, Medevac Through My Lens, in June of 2012. Below is an excerpt from the tech blog on his website, Medevac Through My Lens about ShotPut Pro for Mac™.

"For offloading software I will be using the excellent Imagine Products ShotPut Pro. This is the industry de facto standard for automated offloading software. This makes my job of data wrangling so much easier, ..."

Read Full Tech Blog from David Bowering...

May 31st, 2012:

Here's a Review for HDVU v.1.0.4 on Samuel Gursky's blog, DIT Nerd.

On DIT Nerd's Blog:

HDVU v1.0.4 Review on DIT Nerd's Blog

On Twitter:

HDVU v1.0.4 Review on Twitter

May 29th, 2012:

Imagine Products Sponsoring PostNAB 2012 by Final Cut Montreal on May 31st, 2012

Imagine sponsored this year's PostNAB event, hosted by Final Cut Montreal on May 31st. Click on the images above to check out this great event!

May 10th, 2012:

PreRollPost™ presented to MoPICTIVE by Dan Montgomery in New York City on June 13th

The Moving Pictures Collective in New York City had Dan as a special guest at their meeting on June 13th. Dan presented Imagine Product's newest product, PreRollPost™. Click here to sign up for the MoPICTIVE meeting.

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